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goldeneye.py

README.md

GoldenEye

GoldenEye is an python app for SECURITY TESTING PURPOSES ONLY!

GoldenEye is a HTTP DoS Test Tool.

Attack Vector exploited: HTTP Keep Alive + NoCache

Usage

 USAGE: ./goldeneye.py <url> [OPTIONS]

 OPTIONS:
    Flag           Description                     Default
    -u, --useragents   File with user-agents to use                     (default: randomly generated)
    -w, --workers      Number of concurrent workers                     (default: 50)
    -s, --sockets      Number of concurrent sockets                     (default: 30)
    -m, --method       HTTP Method to use 'get' or 'post'  or 'random'  (default: get)
    -d, --debug        Enable Debug Mode [more verbose output]          (default: False)
    -h, --help         Shows this help

Utilities

Changelog

  • 2014-02-20 Added randomly created user agents (still RFC compliant).
  • 2014-02-19 Removed silly referers and user agents. Improved randomness of referers. Added external user-agent list support.
  • 2013-03-26 Changed from threading to multiprocessing. Still has some bugs to resolve like I still don't know how to propperly shutdown the manager.
  • 2012-12-09 Initial release

To-do

  • Change from getopt to argparse
  • Change from string.format() to printf-like

License

This software is distributed under the GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3)

LEGAL NOTICE

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED FOR EDUCATIONAL USE ONLY! IF YOU ENGAGE IN ANY ILLEGAL ACTIVITY THE AUTHOR DOES NOT TAKE ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR IT. BY USING THIS SOFTWARE YOU AGREE WITH THESE TERMS.